CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

Early Childhood Education and Care Workplace Training

The recognised entry level qualification into early childhood education in Australia, this certificate course will teach you how to best support the emotional, physical, social and psychological development of infants from birth until eight years in a childcare environment.

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DURATION:
52 weeks
ID:
CHC30113
This course is eligible for the Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG)
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 OUR CHILD CARE CERTIFICATE

The Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care is the perfect first step into the world of early childhood education. More hands on and shorter than a Diploma of Childhood Education, this Certificate is suitable if you would like to enter the industry quickly.

Equipped with the Certificate 3 in Early Childhood, you will have the tools and knowledge to support the implementation of an approved learning framework. Early education educators with this qualification usually work under direct supervision and sometimes autonomously. The qualification fully meets the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

CHILD CARE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

You could become…

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Out of School Hours Care Educator
  • Kindergarten Assistant

CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE DETAILS

  • National Code: CHC30113
  • Units: 15 core + 3 elective
  • Location: Multiple
  • Delivery Mode: Classroom (1 day per week) and Workbased traineeships (Workshop attendance required)
  • Duration: 52 weeks
  • Workplace based Traineeship: up to 15 months
  • Assessment: Written, simulated and workplace tasks, workplace observations
  • Prior experience: RPL & Credit Transfer is available on request

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

You could become…

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Out of School Hours Care Educator
  • Kindergarten Assistant

 

WHAT DOES IT COST

Government Funded*Concession*Full Fee
From $150From $30$6,750

Enrolment fees include text books, resource and Students ID charges. All our courses are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding. ^ Eligibility criteria applies. Trainees may be eligible for State and/or Federal Funding. * Eligibility criteria applies. For any further course costs, such as re-assessment fees, please refer to the student handbook.

 

PRE-REQUISITES/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course.

 

ELIGIBILITY

This training is delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Government funding. *Eligibility criteria applies. To see if you qualify for Government funding, click here!

 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course, however, you will need to go through a pre-training review process to determine if you are suitable for this course. RPL and Credit Transfer are available. Fees apply. Please see our website for more information on fees and terms and conditions.

 

WORK PLACEMENT SUPPORT

MCIE will facilitate the work placement for students who are not working in the Early Childhood Education and Care Service or have not been able to secure their placement in an ECEC Centre.

MCIE Work-placement Officers will work with students to organise their your workplace placement.

MCIE Business Development staff and Course Coordinators should follow the MCIE policy for applicants who are under 18 years of age.

STATE OF THE ART SIMULATION TRAINING

Course Units

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (New Units)
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically(New Units)
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

Course Locations

Start a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at the MCIE Werribee Campus. Situated in the heart of the Melbourne suburb Werribee, the MCIE campus is located at the end of Watton Street, near the local Woolworths and Bunnings stores. Just 32km south of the city CBD, the Werribee campus is a three-minute walk from public transport services, including the Werribee train station and Duncans Road bus stop. The campus is also accessible by car, but do keep in mind that street parking is limited in the area.

Werribee Campus Map

Study a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at the MCIE Melbourne CBD Campus. Just an 8-minute walk to the stunning Alexandra Gardens – The perfect place to study or relax after a class. Getting to the Melbourne CBD campus is even easier with the Flinders Street Railway Station just 5 minutes down the block.

Melbourne City Campus Map


TRAINERS:

Liz Childcare Trainer
Elizabeth Chiarelli
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE TRAINER
Shivani Chowdhury
Shivani Chowdhury
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE TRAINER
Trainer at Melbourne City Institute of Education
Dilbear Kirimof
Early Childhood Education and Care Trainer & Assessor
Maryann James
Maryann James
Early Childhood Education & Care Coordinator

Address

Level 5, 250 Collins St Melbourne 3000   View map

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